Food Innovation Center

Collaborating for a healthier, hunger-free world.

Food Centers

There's a lot more happening in food at Ohio State. Click on any center or collaborative initiative that may provide the food expertise you seek.

What do these acronyms and short mission statements mean?

Initiative*

Abbreviated Mission*

Director & Staff

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Alternative Matters

Alt. materials, biobased biodegradable packaging

Professor Yael Vodovotz

Awards, gifts & partners

614.247.7696

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CAFFRE

Functional food R&D

Professor Yael Vodovotz, Professor Steve Clinton

Awards, gifts & partners

614.247.7696

614.292.0229 contact us

CAPPS

 

Advanced technologies for processing & packaging

Professor Dennis Heldman & Julie Townsend

National Science Foundation, Industry members

614.292.5899

614.292.0218

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CFI

Science preventing foodborne illness

Asst Prof Barbara Kowalcyk & Kara Morgan

Major grants, collaborations

Members C.U.

cfi@osu.edu

Food Industries

R&D for food entrepreneurs & industry, professional training

Professor Valente Alvarez & Heather Bell

Board of Trustees, contracts, fees.

614.292.7004

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Food Innovation

Sustainable multi-discipline food solutions

Professor Ken Lee & Julie Manning

Academic affairs, conference & grants

614.292.0229

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Foods for Health

The relations of food, disease prevention & health promotion

Professor Devin Peterson, Julie Manning & Matt Teegarden

Discovery Themes

ffh@osu.edu

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Food Waste

Reduction & redirection of food waste

Professor Brian Roe

FIC, InFACT, Pollock Fund

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FREC

Flavor research & innovation

Professor Devin Peterson & Edisson Tello Camacho

Industry members

614.688.2723

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FS&T

Improve food and impact the world with FS&T

Chair Sheryl Barringer & Kelly Elisar

Awards, gifts & partners

614.292.6281

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Local Foods

Holistic issues for a local food system

Heather Neikirk, Patrice Powers-Barker

Extension

330.832.9856

419.213.4254 contact us

Meat Science

Assist meat & food safety challenges in the Ohio industry & communities

Assoc Prof Lynn Knipe & Asst Prof Lyda Garcia

Extension

614.292.4877

614.292.3642 contact us

NPASR

Quantify nutrients, phytochemicals and metabolites

Professor Steve Clinton, Devin Peterson, & Ken Riedl

Cancer Center, Fees & Contracts

614.292.4069

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Sensory

Full service sensory evaluation & consumer testing

Assoc Professor Chris Simons & Ashley Soldavini

Fees & contracts

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